Aluminum Bronze Castings: Aluminum Bronze 953
Erie Bronze & Aluminum is a Non-Ferrous Sand Casting Foundry, specializing in bronze alloy castings. Serving numerous industries, we cast a variety of non-leaded bronze alloys, including Aluminum Bronze 953. Aluminum Bronze 953’s excellent conditions for corrosion resistance in seawater, chlorides, and dilute acids make it an attractive option for needs in the chemical and marine industries. Its typical uses include nuts, cams, gears, pickling hooks and baskets, steel mill slippers, welding jaws, and marine equipment. Aluminum Bronze 953’s exceptional corrosion resistance and high strength at elevated temperatures help make Aluminum Bronze 953 a top choice for these applications.
Choosing Aluminum Bronze 953 for Your Bronze Alloy Castings
Erie Bronze & Aluminum produces Manganese Bronze alloy 863 to meet several ASME, ASTM, and SAE bronze casting material specifications:
- ASTM B 148: This Specification Establishes Requirements for Sand Castings Produced from Copper-Base Alloys
- ASTM B 763: Standard Specification for Copper Alloy Sand Castings for Valve Applications
- SAE J461: used for cast copper alloys to maintain the electrical and thermal conductivity properties, mechanical properties, yield strength, fatigue characteristics, formability and machinability of these alloys
- SAE J462: This Specification focuses on Cast Copper Alloys Used in Aerospace, Automotive, and Commercial Vehicle Industries
Aluminum Bronze 953’s welding characteristics give it an edge over other metals and metal alloys. It is considered an excellent material for gas shielded arc welding, and it is also suitable for coated metal arc welding, soldering and brazing, making it a versatile metal alloy for various fabrication practices. Aluminum Bronze 953 is considered non-sparking and is well suited for working with chemical and gas products. This bronze alloy is an excellent electrical and thermal conductor, making it an ideal choice for these applications.
For more information about Aluminum Bronze 953 and its capabilities and properties, head over to its Material Data Sheet to learn more!